‘Any cat that goes on my property, I trap it and it disappears’ – Florida man

Florida - cat's disappear after trapping

OPINION and comment on the latest news. Background: we know that in the United States there are many property owners who hate domestic and stray cats wandering onto their property. Cats can wander as they wish and there is no concept of trespassing for the humble domestic cat. This irritates a lot of people. …

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American TNR volunteers struggle to get cats spayed/neutered due to shortage of vets

San Antonio captured feral cat

NEWS AND COMMENT-SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: The San Antonio Express News online has a disturbing story for cat advocates and lovers and those interested in helping feral cats. They need our help. It features the work of volunteer Elva Orosco who works with the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition. She is struggling to get her …

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Persistent and brave volunteer traps a true feral cat with mouth and upper respiratory disease

True feral cat is finally trapped, treated and is being rehabilitated. Great to see.

I think that it is worth reminding ourselves how wild feral cats can be. This video does that. It also tells us how their health can be so terribly affected when they have to survive on their own without any medical treatment whatsoever throughout their lives. Invariably many end up with upper respiratory infections. …

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Tips on trapping cats by a ‘cat trapper extraordinaire’

Daria Weber, a Martin County resident, brings several trapped feral cats to the Animal Medical Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 in Stuart, where the cats can be spayed or neutered, as part of the county-approved trap and release program.

I have to write about Daria Weber because she is the kind of person that I admire more than any other. She quietly gets on with her voluntary work with commitment and persistence, helping the community, not seeking reward except the knowledge that she is improving animal welfare. She deserves recognition. Daria Weber has …

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Beverly Hills regulations regarding the feeding and care of feral cats (TNR)

Beverly Hills

This page has been updated at December 26, 2021. It was first written in 2009. The first part of the page deals with the Beverly Hills regulations regarding the feeding and care of feral cats (TNR) as at 2009. The second part deals with the same regulations as at 2021. They may interest people …

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What should you do if you have feral cats at the bottom of your garden?

Feral cat who has been part socialised

I think the first thing that you should do is to make sure that they are feral cats. They might not be. You can normally tell by their behaviour (or ear tipping – see below). True feral cats are not socialised to people. They will be frightened and possibly defensively aggressive towards strangers as …

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New York State Parks Office suddenly decide to trap and remove managed feral cats

NEWS AND COMMENT: BETHPAGE STATE PARK, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK STATE: For a very long time volunteers have been looking after the feral cats on Bethpage State Park. There is a long established colony and one of the current volunteers looking after them is John Stravato, 67, who said that he’s been caring for …

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Feral cats may be ‘outsmarted’ by the new Tomahawk “Roundhouse” live trap

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Feral colony cats may be outsmarted by the new Tomahawk live trap. Those involved in trap-neuter-return (TNR) know what I’m talking about as we often deal with the frustration of colony cats being trap shy. Back when I was active in TNR I had several cats who wouldn’t get within 30 feet of a …

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